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GQG Partners

GQG Partners is an independent investment boutique focused on identifying enduring quality characteristics in reasonably priced US and global equities for long-term capital appreciation. They rely on a diverse team of traditional and non-traditional analysts to challenge the short-term projections and backward-looking dogma that tend to dominate market discourse. Since its establishment in 2016, GQG Partners has set out to create a benchmark of alignment in the industry: alignment with investors, with its associates, and with the global communities in which they work and live.

Rajiv Jain

Lead Portfolio Manager
Nationwide GQG US Quality Equity Fund

Rajiv is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of GQG Partners and also serves as the lead portfolio manager for all GQG Partners strategies. He commenced investment operations at GQG Partners in June 2016 and has over 25 years of investment experience. Previously, Rajiv served as a Co-Chief Executive Officer (from July 2014), Chief Investment Officer, and Head of Equities (from February 2002) at Vontobel Asset Management. He was the sole portfolio manager of the International Equities strategy (since 2002) and Emerging Markets Equities strategy (since 1997), and the lead portfolio manager for the Global Equities strategy (since 2002). Rajiv helped build the business from less than US$400 million under management to just under US$50 billion in 2016. He joined Vontobel Asset Management as a co-portfolio manager of Emerging Markets Equities and International Equities in November 1994. Prior to that, he was an International Equity Analyst at Swiss Bank Corporation. Rajiv earned an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami. He also has a master’s degree from the University of Ajmer and an undergraduate degree in accounting with honors.

James Anders, CFA

Deputy Portfolio Manager
Nationwide GQG US Quality Equity Fund

James is a deputy portfolio manager for GQG Partners’ Global Equity and US Equity strategies since 2020 and has been a senior investment analyst on the investment team since he joined the firm in 2017. He has more than 25 years of investment research and global investing experience, particularly in developed Europe, emerging markets in Asia and Latin America, and frontier markets in Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining GQG Partners, James was a Senior VP and research analyst at Mercator Asset Management, where his regional research responsibilities comprised Benelux and Latin America. James completed his MBA at Columbia Business School and earned a BA in Economics from Hamilton College. He is a CFA charterholder.

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